San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 10, 2011
Regarding HIG Capital’s acquisition of Blue Moon beads, Neil Tuch, a Managing Director of HIG Capital, stated that, “The Blue Moon acquisition shows DCWV’s commitment to leadership in the crafts industry. We looked past the parent company’s troubled balance sheet and found a company with innovative products, important customer relationships, a recognized brand, and strong, creative employees.”
Neil is a Managing Director based in HIG's San Francisco office. He has over a decade of investment experience and focuses on building HIG's investment portfolio in the western United States. Neil is involved in all aspects of the investment process including deal sourcing, transaction negotiation and execution, and portfolio company oversight.
Prior to joining HIG, Neil was with Summit Partners, a private equity firm, and a Senior Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company, the multi-national consulting firm. Earlier in his career, Neil worked for Goldman Sachs Mergers and Acquisitions department and founded a program for New York Cares, a not-for-profit organization. Neil has served on the board of directors of numerous private companies and community organizations.
HIG Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm based in Miami. The firm has more than $8.5 billion of capital under management. HIG specializes in providing capital to small and medium sized businesses and has offices in Atlanta, Boston, New York and San Francisco, as well as Hamburg, London and Paris in Europe.